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2014-08-23 23:01:07

The European Ion Exchange Chromatography Reagents Market report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-ion-exchange-chromatography-reagents-9882009302.html (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 The European Ion Exchange Chromatography Reagents Market report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The Ion exchange chromatography reagents market in Europe...

2014-08-23 23:00:26

ReportsnReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Rare Earth Polishing Powder Industry” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 This is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Rare Earth Polishing Powder industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of the industry, including definitions, applications and industry chain structure. Global market analysis and Chinese domestic market analysis...

photosynthesis for hydrogen fuel
2014-08-23 03:00:24

Dr. Kastoori Hingorani, Australian National University An ANU team has successfully replicated one of the crucial steps in photosynthesis, opening the way for biological systems powered by sunlight which could manufacture hydrogen as a fuel. “Water is abundant and so is sunlight. It is an exciting prospect to use them to create hydrogen, and do it cheaply and safely,” said Dr. Kastoori Hingorani, from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Translational Photosynthesis in the ANU Research...

biofuel
2014-08-23 03:00:23

Mary Beckman, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Study shows water trips up key chemical reactions that turn plants into fuels, provides scientific principles that can speed up biofuel development Trying to understand the chemistry that turns plant material into the same energy-rich gasoline and diesel we put in our vehicles, researchers have discovered that water in the conversion process helps form an impurity which, in turn, slows down key chemical reactions. The study, which was...

chile peppers
2014-08-23 03:00:51

American Chemical Society As anyone who has bitten into a chili pepper knows, its burning spiciness — though irresistible to some — is intolerable to others. Scientists exploring the chili pepper’s effect are using their findings to develop a new drug candidate for many kinds of pain, which can be caused by inflammation or other problems. They reported their progress on the compound, which is being tested in clinical trials, in ACS’ Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. Laykea Tafesse...

toothpaste fluorine from space
2014-08-23 04:55:25

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From ancient, dying stars to our toothbrushes, the chemical element fluorine which is used in toothpaste was formed in stars of the same type as our sun billions of years ago, scientists from Lund University in Sweden believe. The formation happens towards the end of a star’s life, a point at which they have expanded, are heavier and are referred to as a red giant. Various chemical elements are created within the high pressure and...

2014-08-22 23:09:53

Extended line features fourteen new, vibrant colored polyester backdrops perfect for a variety of portrait photography at a great low price. (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Savage Universal, the worldwide leader in backgrounds and photographic products, has introduced an extension of their new line of economy sized, wrinkle-resistant polyester backdrops targeted at students and part-time photographers. The extended line features ten new solid colors available in the 5 ft x 9 ft (1.52 m x 2.74 m)...

2014-08-22 23:06:12

More Than 5,000 Cases Now Being Handled in Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 According to a July 15 article in the Boston Herald, the number of lawsuits involving the use of dialysis products GranuFlo and NaturaLyte being heard in two Massachusetts courts now exceeds 5,000, the national law firm of Baron and Budd reports. The plaintiffs allege that the manufacturer of these products, Fresenius Medical Care – which also owns thousands of dialysis clinics across the United States –...

2014-08-22 23:05:53

Gold Prospectors Association of America: The Oklahoma City chapter of the Gold Prospectors Association of America will hold a Gold & Treasure Expo in Oklahoma City, Okla, Oct. 11-12. Learn how and where to find gold at this special event, which is open to the public. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The Oklahoma City chapter of the Gold Prospectors Association of America will hold a Gold & Treasure Expo in Oklahoma City, Okla, Oct. 11-12 at the Oklahoma State Fair...

2014-08-22 23:05:28

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Polyurea Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/polyurea-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The global polyurea market is expected to reach USD 1,399.9 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Superior performance as compared to...


Latest Chemistry Reference Libraries

Caribbean Pine, Pinus caribaea
2014-04-18 08:11:48

Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea) is native to Central America, Cuba, the Bahamas as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Caribbean pine also grows in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa and China where they were introduced by foresters. This pine often forms pure stands but can be found growing mixed in with oaks and other pines as long as the soil is well drained and acidic. The Caribbean pine grows in forest of the lowlands up to about 2,297 feet but can...

Camphora tree, Cinnamomum camphora
2014-02-07 09:51:33

Cinnamomum camphora is an evergreen tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Camphor tree, Camphorwood or Camphor laurel. C. camphora plants belong to the Lauraceae family. The tree is indigenous to China, specifically south of the Yangtze River, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Vietnam. It has been introduced and has become naturalized in many other regions of the world and the tree is considered an invasive species in parts of the United States and Australia. Cinnamomum...

Amflora
2013-10-03 07:51:27

Amflora, known also as EH92-527-1, is a genetically modified potato developed by BASF Plant Science. Amflora potato plant produces pure amylopectin starch that is processed to waxy potato starch. Amflora was approved for industrial applications in the European Union market on March 2, 2010 by the European Commission. It was originally registered on August 5, 1996. Amflora was developed by geneticist Lennart Erjefalt and agronomist Juri Kano of Svalof Weibull AB. Because of the lack of...

Golden Rice
2013-10-02 14:11:48

Golden Rice is a variety of Oryza sativa rice produced  through genetic engineering to biosynthesize beta-carotene, a precursor of vitamin A, in the edible parts of the rice. The research was conducted with the goal of producing a fortified food to be grown and consumed in areas with a shortage of dietary vitamin A, a deficiency which is estimated to kill 670,000 children under five years old each year. Golden rice is different from its parental strain by the addition of three...

Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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